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Zillions of Games file for River Chess

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This is a zip file of a rules file for Zillions of Games and its accompanying graphics. Zillions of Games is a Windows program that will let you play any puzzle or strategy board game you can feed it the rules and graphics for.

Instructions on downloading this Zillions file:

  • Download the .zip file
  • Extract the contents of the .zip file to your Zillions of Games folder
  • Be sure to keep the folder structure intact when you extract the files.

River Chess is a Zillions-of-Games file. It is categorized as: Orthodox chess, .

By Karl Scherer.



Object: Get one of your pieces to the other side of the board.
The king is non-royal and can be captured. Apart from this, standard chess rules apply.
In variant 2 you win if the piece that crossed the river cannot be taken in the next move.

This game was originally posted in Zillions of Games at,;id=732


Other Information

The board used for this game has 8 row(s), 8 column(s), 64 cells/squares.
This game is a 2 player game.
Invented in the year 2000. [1999-2001]. [1995-2005].

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  • This item is a Java program
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2008-12-22
 Author: Ed  Friedlander. Inventor: Karl  Scherer. River Chess. Win by getting a piece to the opposite side. Author: Ed Friedlander. Inventor: Karl Scherer.